Black Turnstone

Arenaria melanocephala - Tournepierre noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Scolopacidés

  • Genus
    :

    Arenaria

  • Species
    :

    melanocephala

Descriptor

Vigors, 1829

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 98 à 148 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala) is a species of bird in the Scolopacidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Tournepierre noir,
  • Vuelvepiedras Oscuro,
  • Vira-pedras-preto,
  • Schwarzkopf-Steinwälzer,
  • kormos kőforgató,
  • Zwarte Steenloper,
  • Voltapietre nero,
  • Svart roskarl,
  • Svartsteinvender,
  • kamenár čiernohlavý,
  • kamenáček černohlavý,
  • Sort Stenvender,
  • alaskankarikukko,
  • remana-rocs fosc,
  • kamusznik czarnogłowy,
  • melnais akmeņtārtiņš,
  • Чёрная камнешарка,
  • クロキョウジョシギ,
  • 黑翻石鹬,
  • 黑翻石鷸,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Tidepools

Geographic range

Illustration

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